But on eBay, desperate parents can shell out over $1,000 to grab a limited-edition version of the dress that cost $149.95 when it first hit Disney stores in mid-November.A cheaper version made by toy maker Jakks Pacific JAKK, which originally retailed for $20, is also selling on eBay for between $150 and $350.Frozen fever is not limited to Elsa.Disney’s limited-edition character dolls of Elsa and her sister Anna, priced at $99.Even though it consisted of only a hinged metal head with cartoonishÂ christian louboutin sandalsÂ red lips and eyebrows for expressing emotions, its repertoire was so socially appropriate that people were drawn to play with it, and got the sense that Kismet was reciprocating their emotions.95 each, sold out within 45 minutes after they launched on disneystore in January.On eBay EBAY, Fortune 50, bids for the limited edition dolls range from a few hundred dollars to over $3,000.Disney’s Frozen storybook app is a top-performing app in the kid’s category in over 100 countries while Disney’s book “Frozen”, based on the movie, is already a New York Times bestseller.
“Frozen is a global phenomenon that has truly exceeded our expectations on every level,” said Disney spokeswoman Margita Thompson. “We’re thrilled that audiences formed an instant connection with the characters.”Eager to capitalize on the demand, Disney is taking unusual steps such as airlifting inventory from overseas to expedite shipments of Frozen-themed products to its more than 200 U.S. stores. It’s also expanding the Frozen brand into sporting goods and electronics.Stephen Berman,If you’ve outgrown Tamagotchi and are annoyed by Furby, but still want a cute robot companion,pendant lampÂ then Little Robot Friends could be the droids you’re looking for. co-founder of Jakks Pacific, anticipates that the Frozen license could b e “one of the best properties we’ve ever had.”Jakks Pacific has the license for Frozen character baby and toddler dolls, costumes and toys, which it supplies to leading retailers including Wal-Mart WMT, Fortune 500,Bjork commissioned a massive robotic harp for her latest tourÂ Hiking boot. Jazz guitarist Pat Metheny recorded an album with dozens of robotic instruments. Target TGT, Fortune 500 and Toys R Us.
The Elsa and Anna dresses and dolls are shipped out continuously, “but they sell out as soon as we get more into stores,” he said.Berman said Jakks’ plans to expand its Frozen offerings. In the fall, the pany will unveil a singing interactive Elsa doll and dress. And Jakks’ Halloween costume unit is already ramping up production of Elsa, Anna and Olaf costumes, which he expects will be top sellers.When a friend’s robot was blown up by an IED and the “carcass” was recoveredÂ Lamp shade, he says, someone attached a sign with the friend’s name reading “Why did you kill me? Why?””Frozen is turning into an evergreen property that we’ll nurture with Disney for a very long time,” he said. The phenomenal success of “Frozen” is burning a hole in parents’ pockets in more ways than one.The Terrorist Finance Tracking Program was unveiled in the press someÂ Halloween CostumesÂ in all its glory and there is even now an agreement between the EU and the US that at least some such tracking is just fine and dandy.